- (in Britain and New Zealand) a moist spicy ginger cake usually containing oatmeal
C19: of unknown origin
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Parkin declined to contest the suit he seems to have in fact filed against himself.
Irene Prusik died that same month, and Parkin solemnly posed for a snapshot beside the open casket.
The figure signed the paper that would be used as evidence against Rimolo and Parkin after their arrest.
The lawyer back in 2007 asked Parkin if he knew the identity of his biological mother.
“From time to time in New Jersey,” Parkin said, adding that she sometimes took herbs and homeopathic remedies.
Parkin obeyed, and answered the question with a clear negative.Tom, Dick and Harry
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Henry then wrote as desired; and they went together to Mr. Parkin.
Parkin declared he shared that desire: but was not the committee.
He invited Parkin to his own place, and there the pair sat closeted.
Parkin had a gig and a fast horse: so, in ten minutes more, they were on the road.